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Session: Modern Perspectives on Botanical Therapies
3095.0: Monday, November 8, 2004: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Modern Perspectives on Botanical Therapies
This session identifies key organizations and individuals working toward establishing standards for various aspects of the botanical medicine industry and community. Presenter include practitioners, industry, research, and educational leaders. The session will facilitate participants understanding of identification of quality and safety in botanical medicine products and steps being undertaken to ensure these, efforts underway to develop practitioner standards, and current research and educational models in botanical medicine.v
Learning Objectives: 1. List major organizations developing and applying guidelines for botanical medicine education, practice, and product quality control. 2.Identify reliable sources of education and training in botanical medicine. 3. Recognize the difference between herbal medicine as a professional practice and herbal medicine as an industry. 4. Understand the efforts being made in the US to insure quality botanical medicine products. 5. Articulate the role of botanical medicine training in contemporary medical education. 6. Describe the role of government organizations in the regulation of botanical medicine products and practice in the US.
Panelist(s):Kevin Spelman, BS
Michael Mcguffin, N/A
Paula M. Gardiner, MD
Joseph Betz, PhD
Jerry Cott, PhD
Moderator(s):Aviva J. Romm, AHG
10:30 AMModern Perspectives on Botanical Medicine
Jerry Cott, PhD, Michael McGuffin, N/A, Kevin Spelman, BS, Joseph Betz, PhD, Aviva J. Romm, AHG
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices
Endorsed by:American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Nursing

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA